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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Coimbra, Portugal

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  1. Biblioteca Joanina

    #1 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Biblioteca Joanina

    Tags: Library

    Address: Pátio das Escolas da Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-531 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This 18th century library, though a part of the University of Coimbra campus, is an attraction in its own right! Commissioned by King John V its interior is divided into three distinct parts: Noble F...Read more

  2. University Of Coimbra

    #2 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    University Of Coimbra

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, University

    Address: 3000-213 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The oldest university in the country, and one of the oldest in continuous operation in the world, this university is an important monument for all of humanity! It was established in 1290 King Dinis, a...Read more

  3. Museu Nacional De Machado De Castro

    #3 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Museu Nacional De Machado De Castro

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Largo Dr. José Rodrigues, 3000-236 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Founded in 1913, this important Portuguese museum of art is housed in the former Bishop’s Palace. Before you head in and see the collections, take a moment to appreciate the courtyard and the bu...Read more

  4. Monastery Of Santa Clara-a-velha

    #4 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Monastery Of Santa Clara-a-velha

    Tags: Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: R. Baixo 57, 3040-266 Santa Clara, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Near the Mondego River, the ruins of this old 13th century monastery, which was abandoned over 300 years ago due to constant flooding, were excavated in the late 20th century. It was founded by Mor Di...Read more

  5. Se Velha De Coimbra

    #5 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Se Velha De Coimbra

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Largo Sé Velha, 3000-383 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Sometime in the middle of the 12th century, the first King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, and the Bishop Miguel Salomão, led the construction financing of this Romanesque cathedral. Built to re...Read more

  6. Camara Municipal De Coimbra

    #6 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Camara Municipal De Coimbra

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Praça 8 de Maio, 3001-801 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm Details

    Not much remains of the original Romanesque structure that was first constructed here in 1131. The increasing importance of the monastery and the church - culturally, politically, scientifically - in ...Read more

  7. Parque Verde Do Mondego

    #7 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Parque Verde Do Mondego

    Tags: Park, View Point, Walking Area

    Address: Avda. Of Lousà, Coimbra, Centro, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The whole point of this park was to exploit the recreational potential of the Mondego River. The three kilometer riverwalk at this park along the water may be its main attraction, but the other highli...Read more

  8. Portugal Dos Pequenitos

    #8 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Portugal Dos Pequenitos

    Tags: Theme Park, Entertainment

    Address: Largo Rossio de Santa Clara, 3040-256 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Targeted at kids, this charming miniature parks recreates famous Portuguese monuments, buildings and dwellings. Its area and beautifully crafted collections have both expanded in spurts and lulls over...Read more

  9. Jardim Botanico

    #9 of 48 Things To Do in Coimbra
    Jardim Botanico

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden

    Address: Calçada Martim de Freitas, 3000-456 Coimbra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This lovely 13-hectare garden, first established in 1774 and now managed by Coimbra University, has two distinct levels. The terraced upper levels are comprised of neat formal gardens; the lower garde...Read more

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  • Save 13% Coimbra Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Coimbra Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Take a journey through history, knowledge, romance and mysteries of Coimbra!

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  • Coimbra Hop-On Hop-Off Tour and Mondego Cruise
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    Duration: 1 Days

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    Fatima and Coimbra Tour

    Duration: 10 Hrs

    Witness faith and religion with a visit to Fatima, the religious centre of Portugal for a spiritually elevating experience. L...

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  • Mosteiro de Celas

    Largo de Celas

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Pátio da Inquisição

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Torre de Anto

    Rua Sobre Ribas

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Casa da Nau

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Arcos do Jardim

    Alameda Dr. Julio Henriques

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Mosteiro de Lorvão

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Museu Nacional Machado de Castro

    Largo Doutor José Rodrigues

    Museums
  • Museu da Ciência da Universidade de Coimbra

    Largo Marquês de Pombal

    Museums
  • Edifício do Chiado

    Rua Ferreira Borges

    Museums
  • Casa Museu Bissaya Barreto

    Rua Infantaria 23

    Museums
  • Museu Nacional da Ciência e da Técnica Doutor Mário Silva

    Rua Coutinhos 23

    Museums
  • Museu Municipal - Núcleo da Cidade Muralhada em Coimbra

    Pátio do Castilho

    Museums
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  • Portugal dos Pequenitos

    Rua da Feitoria dos Linhos 5-15

    Amusement Parks
  • Portugal dos Pequenitos

    Avenida da Guarda Inglesa

    Amusement Parks
  • Parque Biológico da Serra da Lousã

    Quinta da Paiva

    Amusement Parks
  • Piscinas Municipais da Lousã

    Rua José Pereira da Cruz

    Amusement Parks
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  • Sev7n Bar

    Rua António Vasconcelos, 23

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Quebra

    Escada Quebra Costas 45

    Bars Restaurants
  • Salão Brazil

    Largo do Poço, 3, 1º andar

    Bars Restaurants Music and Show Venues
  • Restaurante Marisqueira Munich II

    Rua do Brasil, 344

    Seafood Bars
  • Mondego Irish Pub

    Parque Verde do Mondego

    Bars Restaurants
  • The Rock Planet - Coimbra

    Rua Almeida Garrett, 1

    Bars Night Clubs
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  • Bingo Académica

    Rua D. Manuel 16 e 18 Estádio Cidade de Coimbra

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Café Largo do Casino

    Rua Emídio Navarro

    Casinos and Gaming Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
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  • Purity Urban Spa

    Rua Nova do Casal dos Vagares

    Beaches
  • Bamboo Garden Spa

    Rua António Augusto Gonçalves

    Beaches
  • Praia Fluvial de Penacova - Reconquinho

    Beaches
  • Praia Fluvial das Rocas

    Beaches
  • Praia Fluvial das Rocas

    Castanheira de Pêra

    Beaches
  • Praia Fluvial do Poço de Corga

    Praia Fluvial Poço Corga

    Beaches
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  • Candal

    Hiking
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  • Loreto-Pescas, Caça e Animais de Estimação

    Urbanização Loreto

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Empresa de Pesca São Jacinto, S.A.

    Avenida Fernao Magalhaes, 584 1º, sl E

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Cacicentro - Artigos de Caça e Pesca

    Quinta D. João

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Celfat

    Rua Sarg

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Le Marsouin, Redes de Pesca

    Zona Industrial de Soure

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Carlos Maurício Rodrigues

    Avenida José Falcão 32

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Estádio Cidade de Coimbra

    Rua Dom Manuel I

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Estádio Municipal Sérgio Conceição

    Lugar de Reveles

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Polidesportivo de São Silvestre em Coimbra

    São Silvestre

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Polidesportivo de Andorinha

    Rua 1º de Maio

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Polidesportivo de Taveiro em Coimbra

    Rua Professor Guilherme Tomé

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Polidesportivo de São João do Campo em Coimbra

    Rua do Bairro Alto, 51

    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Casa da Escrita

    Rua João Jacinto 8

    Buildings and Structures
  • Transportes Tinoco & Delgado

    Rua Principal 30

    Buildings and Structures
  • Pelourinho de Santo António

    Buildings and Structures
  • Governo Civil

    Buildings and Structures
  • Fonte DO Calvo

    Buildings and Structures
  • Ponte de Várzeas

    Buildings and Structures
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